US West enters 'new era' of unstoppable wildfires because of climate change, experts warn.

The western United States has entered a “new era of wildfires” with average temperatures now two degrees Celsius higher and the burning season nearly three...

The future of fighting wildfires in the era of climate change.

Thinning and suppression aren’t working, and fire scientists now say we need to let fires burn to help landscapes adapt to climate change — while controlling...

Scientists: Get used to wildfires in a warming world.

Communities across the Western U.S. and Canada may have to adapt to living with the ever-increasing threat of catastrophic wildfires as global warming heats...

All signs point to warmer, wetter future in Monadnock Region.

Debating the existence of climate change may be a provocative exercise in politics these days, but scientists and environmentalists, including many in the Monadnock...

As climate change fuels wildfires, fighting them must change, report says.

As wildfires in the American West grow larger and more frequent, strategies to manage them will have to shift radically, according to a new...

This low-cost greenhouse is designed to help the poorest farmers.

For a small farmer in India, the last year might have gone something like this: She plants tomatoes, and the crop is destroyed by...

Wildfires burn over 126,000 acres across Florida this year.

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — At least 126,000 acres have burned in wildfires across Florida since January, surpassing the five-year average of acreage burned in...

Without a drought, California takes stock.

Infrastructure issues, dry wells and other troubles still linger across the Golden State.   In response to this year’s wet winter weather and effective water conservation,...

Men smuggle $20,000 in empty bottles for California refund, officials say.

SACRAMENTO California’s high rate of return on beverage containers landed two men in jail for trying to smuggle in $20,000 worth of empty bottles. Officials found...

March was second hottest on record globally.

The exceptional global heat of the past few years continued last month, with March ranking as the second hottest on record for the planet....

Latest news

Popular Articles

500 incredibly rare monkeys found deep in Vietnam forest

Prior to the discovery, fewer than 1,000 grey-shanked doucs were known to exist, making them one of the 25 most endangered primates on the...

Trump and science: Protesters gather in Boston to “stand up for science”

LYNYRD SKYNYRD'S “Sweet Home Alabama” is a strange choice of song to open a rally of scientists. Written in 1973, the southern anthem was...

Pruitt's political friends come to lobby.

Glenn Coffee and Crystal Coon, both associates from U.S. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's political days in Oklahoma, have registered to lobby in Washington. Photo...

Hydrology: Increasing river flood risk

Earth's Future http://doi.org/bzpc (2017) GARY DYSON / ALAMY STOCK PHOTO The hydrological cycle is predicted to strengthen with global warming, increasing the amount and intensity of...

Cosumnes River provides model for floodplain restoration in California.

With California’s surface drought over, the state can prioritize investing in groundwater recharge and floodplain restoration to help fight one of its biggest lingering...